Cloud Computing Demystified

Cloud Computing? What is it all about?   With the launch of the iCloud by Apple, the phenomenon ‘cloud computing‘ revives. But what exactly is this all about? Many different flavours exist in cloud computing in B2B. In essence it is about a new way of dealing with your datacenter. The ‘cloud... Continue reading
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Azure AppFabric ACS – Unauthorized: Logon failed due to server configuration

While I was playing around with Azure AppFabric ACS I got the following error: Error message 401.2: Unauthorized: Logon failed due to server configuration. Verify that you have permission to view this directory or page based on the credentials you supplied and the authentication methods enabled on the... Continue reading
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Windows Phone 7 article in MSDN Magazine

A few months ago I had the opportunity to work together with our Enterprise Solutions division on a small CRM project. Part of this assignment was to work on a session for the Belgian Dynamics Community day. Besides that I had to create a Windows Phone 7 application that would connect to Dynamics CRM... Continue reading
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Federated Authentication with Azure AppFabric ACS v2.0: Part 1 – Setup

Yesterday and today I''ve been teaching the Azure introduction training for MIC Belgium. Even though Azure AppFabric ACS wasn''t part of this course it was a hot topic. I showed a demo and we did a small exercise all together, but I promised to create a detailed guide that allows you to create your own... Continue reading
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Azure Remote Desktop: "An error occurred while loading from file *.rdp"

Tonight I deployed a new hosted service where I needed remote desktop to check on some things. After enabling Remote Desktop and opening the connection via the Management Portal the following error showed up:  I tried unlocking the file since it came from the internet (Right click, Properties)... Continue reading
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Slide deck for my session at Belgian Dynamics Community – Connection Day

Last week I got the opportunity to speak at the Belgian Dynamics Community Connection Day: The Inevitable Cloud19:30 - 21:00CRM track - Integrating CRM Online and ERP systems using Windows AzureRealDolmenAs of January 2011, Microsoft Dynamics CRM will also be available as a SAAS solution. Organizations... Continue reading
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Important event: Cloud Applications with Windows Azure Jump Start

After the Silverlight Firestarter online event now it''s time for Azure...Microsoft is organizing a 3-day online event on 15-17 december with a single focus: Azure. The teachers: David S. Platt: http://www.rollthunder.com/ Manu Cohen-Yasher: http://blogs.microsoft.co.il/blogs/applisec/ Day 1 (Sign... Continue reading
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Be careful with CreateTablesFromModel

I started with the Windows Azure by following an online course of UK Dev. This course was a compilation of reading white papers, following recorded sessions and the Windows Azure Labs. While working with these labs, I wanted to start from scratch instead of using the start solution. So I started to... Continue reading
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Browse online your Windows Azure Storage account

The Windows Azure MyAzureStorage is a web based application that gives you the ability to browse your Windows Azure Storage. There are 3 available browsers: a TableBrowser, a QueueBrowser and a BlobBrowser. The only thing you need to logon to the application is your storage account name and your primary... Continue reading
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Browse online your Windows Azure Storage account

The Windows Azure MyAzureStorage is a web based application that gives you the ability to browse your Windows Azure Storage. There are 3 available browsers: a TableBrowser, a QueueBrowser and a BlobBrowser. The only thing you need to logon to the application is your storage account name and your primary... Continue reading
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